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Cancer Care Symposium

Join us for the 20th Annual Cancer Care Symposium for Health Care Professionals.

Women's Cancers: Gynecologic Oncology Update and Risk Factors & Genetics

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Dinner at 6 p.m.)
Location: Stockton Golf & Country Club, 3800 Country Club Blvd, Stockton, CA 95204
Cost: $29 (Includes lunch)
Credit: 4 contact hours (Nurses, Pharmacists and Clinical Laboratory Scientists). 

Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

Update in Gynecologic Oncology
Instructor: Dr. Wiley Fowler, MD, MS, Gynecologic Oncology, Dignity Health Medical Group

1. Improve ability to appropriately evaluate and manage common premalignant and malignant cervical and endometrial diseases
2. Improve knowledge about prevention of HPV-related gyn malignancies
3. Improve understanding regarding current surgical treatments of gyn tumors to better serve your patients
4. Increase your clinical knowledge regarding current treatments for ovarian cancer

Hereditary Risk Factors and Genetic Testing for Gynecological Cancers
Instructor: Liane J. Abrams, MS, LCGC, UCSF Cancer Genetics & Prevention Program 

1. Identify and refer women at elevated risk for gynecological cancers, due to their family and personal histories, for genetic counseling and testing
2. Become familiar with the various genes associated with elevated gynecological cancer risk and become familiar with preventative and risk reducing strategies for women who test positive for mutation in these genes

    Register Today

    Register for the Cancer Care Symposium today by downloading the registration brochure and returning it, along with your payment to St. Joseph’s Learning Center, P.O. Box 213008, Stockton, CA 95213-9008. For more information, call St. Joseph’s Education Department at 209.467.6331.